Author: Robert Shawn

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This latest blast of winter weather has pushed many Newfoundlanders to their limit. As long as their are mountains of snow along the city’s streets, travel is not only a hindrance to snow clearing operations, but just outright not safe. Being stuck inside, told explicitly not to leave your house while a state of emergency is […]

A man in Utah found himself in a precarious situation after he became locked in a 24 hour gym after is closed. (?!) Dan Hill says he went to the gym for a late night workout Saturday and after he finished swimming laps in the pool, he discovered he was alone in the building and the doors were […]

Popcorn is as equally frustrating as it is delicious. Those kernels that get caught in your teeth are enough to drive one nuts and as one British man found out, dangerous. After chowing down on his snack, the man attempted dislodge a kernel with a pen lid, nail and wire, all of which resulted in […]

What is Popeye’s favourite food? Seems like a simple enough question. However one woman from Lorette, Manitoba said it was ‘chicken.’ Eve DuBois had one job when she stepped up to the buzzer on Family Feud Canada, and with a chance at $10 000 on the line, blew it. Even though her family didn’t get […]

Lee Loechler has become an internet hero after his proposal to girlfriend Sthuthi David has everyone saying, “Awww!” Lee spent six months altering David’s favourite movie, Sleeping Beauty, to include an animated version of the couple. All that work was the lead up to a night where the couple attended a private screening of the […]

Former Provincial and Federal politician and former Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, John Crosbie has died. He was 88. “We are heartbroken to share the news that John C. Crosbie has passed away,” his family says in a press release. “Our hearts, although broken, are also warmed and deeply touched by the overwhelming outpouring of support we have […]

Celebrity fitness guru Jillian Michaels has come under fire after commenting on Lizzo and her body-positive attitude. On Wednesday, former The Biggest Loser trainer on Buzzfeed News’ AM to DM digital series and commented about celebrities who are  embracing a new trend of body-positivity and self-acceptance. “Why are we celebrating her body? Why does it matter? Why aren’t we celebrating her music? ‘Cause […]

A dog who was abandoned as a puppy now has a new lease on life saving koalas and other small animals from areas affected by the Australian wildfires. The dog, named Bear, has been helping wayward wildlife says, ecologist Romane Cristescu. Cristescu is part of the Detection Dogs for Conservation program at the University of […]

Jacob Bertrand, the boy who erroneously received a Maple Leaf Foods logo cake instead of a Toronto Maple Leafs logo cake, is heading to see his favourite hockey team.  After the story regarding his birthday cake made waves online, Maple Leaf Foods gifted the eight-year-old with a trip to Toronto for his family, tickets to […]

The MerBy’s are heading back to the sea. Hasan Hai, President and founder of the Newfoundland and Labrador Beard and Moustache Club, says the calendar has been a huge labour of love, but thinks it’s time for a break in order to focus on other priorities. He notes that everyone involved with the production, distribution […]



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